Imagine experiencing an energetic mix of magic, comedy, and non-stop thrills from start to finish during this incredible Las Vegas style performance. Jonathan Strange has performed all around the world. Jonathan's specialty is magic from the Edwardian era (1901-1910). Jonathan establishes a fun, and charismatic character for guests and perform both close-up and parlor style miracles. Jonathan can entertain kids, adults and everyone in between. Some of the effects Jonathan will perform is- linking rings, card manipulation, and Jonathan's signature trick of producing a signed bill inside a lemon! This is an experience you and your guests will not soon forget!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 5 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
An unforgettable magical experience. I bring some of the old style magic and customize it to modern times. It is a very unique performance that my audience members will remember for years to come.
Jonathan Strange is a full time professional magician who has been performing magic since he was five years old. He has over fourteen years of professional experience working in theatrical projects such as for the group Backstage Players, a community theater group and directing his own magic shows at Montclair State University. He has also performed at many College Night events. Jonathan has worked in various magic shops around the country including being head magician at Abracadabra in NYC and Houdinis Magic shop in San Francisco. Jonathan has performed for celebrities and politicians including being hired to perform for the mayor of his hometown of Edison. He has also done many fundraisers and benefit shows throughout college as mentioned. Jonathan currently works as a full time magician in San Francisco, entertaining locals and tourists from around the world.
Additional Booking Notes
I arrive prepared and my show is self-contained. I bring my own music, portable PA System, and table. This means that whether you're celebrating in your living room, a restaurant, or an auditorium, you and your guests can sit-back, relax and enjoy the magic show!
*MINIMAL STAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Access from the stage to the audience (Such that the performer and audience members can quickly and safely enter and exit the stage during the performance).
-A performance space at least 4 ft. by 4 ft.
-Easy access from the stage to the audience- such that magician and audience members can enter and leave the performance space quickly and safely.
Lighting sufficient to see the performance.
Sound projection will be required for all audiences over 30. Can either plug into your event's sound system or can supply his own for audience up to 500.
Show requires consistant attention from his audience. For this reason, Ryan's show cannot be scheduled while the audience is eating.
The audience seated proscenium, such that they all face the stage from one direction and not surrounding the stage.
Professional lighting, sound, and staging.
Access to the performance area before the audience arrives.
Influences & Inspiration
Howard Thurston. Harry Houdini. Harry Kellar.
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